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Armenian Relief Society

The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) (non-governmental organization that serves the social and educational needs of Armenian communities and brings humanitarian help to communities in distress.

Founding

In January 1911, renowned intellectual Canada. It currently has affiliate entities in 7 different countries.

Purpose and Activity

  • To serve the humanitarian needs of all communities that may require emergency aid, regardless of ethnic origin or religious affiliation;
  • To preserve the cultural identity of the Armenian people, worldwide;
  • To promote the educational, social, health and welfare of communities;
  • To enhance the education of the Society's members and encourage their involvement in public service;
  • To encourage participation in local organizations engaged in community activities and social services compatible with the principles of the Society;
  • To act as a focal point at the informational level; and
  • To cooperate with organizations with similar aims.

References

  • ARS 1910 Official Website
  • ARS Western USA Official Website
  • ARS Canada website
  • ARS South America website
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